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Newsletter: December 2010

The club Newsletter for December 2010 is now available for download - please click to download (PDF file). Newsletters will be archived on the Newsletters page, which can be found in the Membership section of the website.

Mortonhall LTC AGM

The Mortonhall LTC Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday 24th January 2011 at 7.30pm at the Clubhouse at Mortonhall Tennis Club. Please see the AGM Notice poster for further details.

Junior Christmas Party

The Mortonhall Junior Christmas Party 2010 will be held on Sunday 5th December 2010 from 2.00pm - 4.00pm at Mortonhall Tennis Club. All Junior members, as well as any juniors attending weekly classes, are welcome! There will be a fun tennis competition, food, music and prizes. For further details, including how to sign up, please download the event poster.

Festive American Doubles

Get into the festive mood early! An American Doubles Tournament with mulled wine and mince pies will be held at the club on Saturday 20th November 2010 at 1:30pm. Come and meet other members for a fun afternoon of tennis. Register on the day at 1.00pm for a prompt start at 1.30pm. Partners will be allocated at that time. Everyone welcome! Queries about the event may be directed to Ann Nixon, tel. 447 5954.

Newsletter: October 2010

The club Newsletter for October 2010 is now available for download - please click to download (PDF file). Newsletters will be archived on the Newsletters page, which can be found in the Membership section of the website.

Junior Hoodies: Orders Now Closed

Thanks to all Junior and Intermediate members for their club hoodie orders. Please note that new orders are no longer being taken.

Club Tournament Winners

The club tournament finals day took place on Saturday 11th September 2010. Thank you to all who took part: congratulations to all of the winners, commiserations to the runners-up, and a big thank you to all who came along to support, and enjoy the barbeque, sunshine and fantastic tennis on offer! Enormous thanks too to all those who helped out, helping make it such an enjoyable day. A list of all this year's winners and runners-up can be found on the Club Tournament - Previous Winners page.

Finals Day Order of Play

The club tournament finals day order of play is now available to download from the Club Tournament page. If there are any changes between now and Saturday they will be updated there. Good luck to all finalists.

Finals Day Celebrations!

Mortonhall LTC Club Tournament Finals Day will be held on Saturday 11th September 2010, from 10:30am - 5pm-ish. Help us celebrate not only achievement in the Club Tournament, but also the performance of teams throughout the season and the success of the club as a whole.

Come along and support our junior and senior finalists, commiserate with those who didn’t make it to the finals, and meet other club members, families and friends. Drinks and nibbles will be provided throughout the day, with barbecues at lunch time and mid afternoon. Please bring a dish to share and come and enjoy yourself! Good weather is not guaranteed but, with your help, a great day can be had by all.

If any members are able to help out on the day with taking charge of the barbecue, buying/transporting drinks to the Club, or other tasks, please contact Ann Nixon as soon as possible - you will earn her undying gratitude!

Plate Draw

The draws for the Men's singles and Ladies' singles competitions in the Club Tournament Plate have now been made and can be downloaded from the Club Tournament page.

Vets Matches on Sunday mornings

Please note that weekly Veterans League Matches have now commenced, using two courts at the club, and will continue for most Sunday mornings over the summer. For exact court usage details, please see the Club Calendar which is now being updated regularly, and which may be useful for checking court availability more generally.

Club Tournament 2010 - Draw available for download!

The draw for the Mortonhall LTC Club Tournament 2010 has been made, and the draws for the various categories are now available for download from the Club Tournament page. Good luck to all participants!
*** Junior Draws now available ***

Club member cycling Land's End to John o' Groats for charity

Mortonhall club member Chris Knights is cycling from Land's End to John o' Groats in aid of Spinal Injuries Scotland. To find out more or to sponsor him please click here.


Club Tournament

Entries close at 5pm on Wednesday 21st July, after which the draw will be made, so please sign up for the events you want. Entry sheets for the club tournament are on the notice boards inside the clubhouse. Entry is open to ALL members, not just team players, so don’t be shy!

Finals Day is scheduled for 11th September 2010, so please put that date in your diary. If you will be away for lengthy periods during the course of the tournament, please be prepared to concede if your match is holding up the draw. We rely on common sense and co-operation to make things run smoothly!


Success for Mortonhall Boys

Congratulations to Stephen Millar from Mortonhall Tennis Club, who recently won the U14 Boys draw at the Bridge of Allan tournament, one of the main tennis tournaments in the Scottish junior tennis calendar. Congratulations too to Finlay Glidden, who recently won the club stage of the Boys section of the Road to Wimbledon tournament, beating Mark Bartos in the final.